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May 20, 2023

FGC Timberwolves Win NJCAA Flag Football Championship

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ATLANTA, Ga. – The Florida Gateway College Women’s Flag Football Team have finished their inaugural season as NJCAA Champions.

The tournament, played in Atlanta May 18-20 and presented by NFL FLAG and the Atlanta Falcons, ended with the Wolves delivering a shutout victory, 20-0, over runners-up Hesston College (KS).The Championship Final was played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. With the title, FGC becomes the first NJCAA Flag Football National Champion in the history of the organization.

Destiny Lockett (#4) was awarded Championship MVP and All Tournament Defensive Athlete. Head Coach Ricky Hufty was named NJCAA Coach of the Year.

The Wolves went undefeated in their five match-ups of the tournament after a regular season record of 10-1, finishing their first season with an overall record of 15-1.

The team will bring the championship rings and trophy home to FGC as the college’s first NJCAA National Champions since 2001.

View more photos HERE.